Court Employment

The Federal Circuit is currently seeking qualified applicants for the following positions.  All submitted applications must include a completed Federal Judicial Branch Application for Employment (pdf).

To learn about working in the federal judiciary, including available benefits, visit the U.S. Courts website (external).

Current Vacancies

Position Opening Date Closing Date
Generalist Clerk (Intake):
CAFC 24-12
June 18, 2024 Open Until Filled.
First consideration given to applications received by July 12, 2024.

Law Clerk Hiring Plan

Information about the hiring of law clerks by judges of the court is available at the Federal Law Clerk Hiring Plan page on the Online System for Clerkship Application and Review (OSCAR) site (external), the central online resource for federal law clerk and appellate court staff attorney hiring.